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On Tue, Apr 03 2012, Neil Bothwick wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Apr 2012 23:13:43 -0400, Allan Gottlieb wrote:
>> Yes indeed I have it masked for exactly that reason. I will be going to
>> a combined / + /usr when the semester ends. I use this machine for my
>> lectures and assignments so prefer to break it from late may through
>> I just tried masking the -r2 (and higher) pciutils.
>> But this conflicts with a newly-required hwids-2012-0401.
>> The later is required by a new usbutils-005-r1
>> This led me to mask >=usbutils-005-r1.
>> Now the proposed update world leaves portage happy, but me worried. I
>> haven't actually done the update world. It is reasonably to have so
>> much masking?
> Yes. What has happened is that the ID data has been moved out of pciutils
> and usbutils, so hwids blocks the older versions. If you want to stick
> with the older udev, you need the older pciutils and this means you need
> a matching version of usbutils. All this will disappear when you unmask
> udev, as it did for me yesterday.